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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Certified Nursing assistant offering 4 years of experience in healthcare environments. Excellent time management abilities with compassionate bedside manner and astute observational skills. Knowledgeable about mobility assistance and patient hygiene needs.

Dedicated CNA accustomed to providing optimal patient care and support while assisting medical staff with meeting critical needs. Skilled in collecting specimens, cleaning rooms and managing dietary needs. Excellent communication and organizational skills combined with dependable, forward-thinking approach.

Skills
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Grooming and bathing assistance
  • Performing patient intakes
  • Collecting vital signs
  • Preparing meals
  • Infection control procedures
  • Quick problem solver
  • Electronic charting
  • General housekeeping ability
  • Collecting specimens
  • Patient relations
  • Monitoring fluids
  • Able to lift [Number] pounds
  • Reliable transportation
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands mobility assistance needs
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Assisting with personal grooming
  • Valid [State] driver's license
Experience
10/2017 to Current
Certified Nursing Assistant Rwj Barnabas Hillsborough, NJ,
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Provided nursing assistance to residents in [Number]-bed [Type] care facility.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Used mobility devices and [Type] equipment to carefully and transport patients.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
10/2017 to Current
Transportation Aide Signature Healthcare Gallatin, TN,
  • Answered questions and provided accurate information to students and family members.
  • Determined and adjusted seating arrangements to address behavioral or safety concerns.
  • Completed daily mandated accountability documentation for each student.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Supported [Type] department by compiling paperwork and taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
01/2017 to 09/2017
Certified Nurses Assistant Lhc Group Union City, TN,
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and assisted with feeding.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Volunteered to work additional shifts and overtime during busy periods to maintain proper staffing and floor coverage.
  • Managed and maintained patient rooms, shared-living areas and nursing stations.
  • Provided hands-on nursing care under direct RN supervision, adhering to medical center policies and procedures.
  • Provided personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare teams to provide high-quality patient care.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Supported diagnostic and treatment procedures, including setting up and operating specialized medical equipment.
  • Consulted with nurses to develop patient care plans and evaluate treatment options.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
01/2013 to 11/2016
PCA Monarch Healthcare Management Northfield, MN,
  • Provided patients and families with emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Eliminated errors by reconciling [Type] statements.
  • Authored and maintained household office and operations manuals to define staff expectations, confidentiality requirements and household and office procedures.
  • Prepared food and helped patients eat to support healthy nutrition.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Worked with patients and families to design meal, rehabilitation and other plans for long-term success.
  • Managed household budgets and allocated expenditures for groceries, property and home maintenance, and bill payments.
  • Assisted patients with bladder and bowel needs by helping to restroom, [Action] and [Action].
  • Traveled with [Job title] to take notes and dictation at meetings.
  • Checked mail, shopped for groceries and handled bill payments.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens [Number] times per [Timeframe] to prevent spread of infection.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Coordinated [Type] travel arrangements and accommodations on behalf of clients.
  • Changed bed linens, made bed and laundered soiled linens to keep patients' bed clean.
  • Coordinated and planned special projects at clients' homes.
  • Organized personal and professional calendars.
  • Cared for wounds by changing bandages, dressings and binders to promote healing.
Education and Training
Expected in 04/2006
GED:
Southeastern Community College - Whiteville, NC
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southeastern Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Transportation Aide
  • Certified Nurses Assistant
  • PCA

Degrees

  • GED

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